USS Pintado (SS 387)
Joined Navy December 17, 1942
After retiring from the navy December 31, 1974 I had applied for a job
with the state of California aqueduct at Bakersfield. Hired as a hydro
electric plant operator. Retired State of California after 15 years as a
Senior Hydro Electric Plant Operator.
After retiring the state of CA. I moved to Stuttgart, AR where my son
Bruce had relocated to. My wife passed away May 15, 2005 after 40
years of marriage.
I’m a life member of USSVI and my son is an associated member.
I volunteer with R.S.V.P. (Retired Senior Volunteer Program)
Make small wooden cars and trucks and give them to the Arkansas
Children Hospital. I also paint by numbers and play around with
“N&HO” model trains.
Best advice for retirement “KEEP BUSY”